Maryland's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Maryland is a congressional district in Maryland.

Maryland's 5th Congressional District encompasses Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties, as well as parts of Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.[1]

The district previously comprised all of Charles, St. Mary's, and Calvert Counties, as well as portions of Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties.

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Steny Hoyer (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Maryland's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Steny Hoyer (D) won re-election. He defeated Anthony O'Donnell (R), Arvin Vohra (L) and Bob Auerbach (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer Incumbent 69.4% 238,618
     Republican Anthony O'Donnell 27.7% 95,271
     Libertarian Arvin Vohra 1.3% 4,503
     Green Bob Auerbach 1.5% 5,040
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 388
Total Votes 343,820
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Lollar (R) and H. Gavin Shickle (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 64.3% 155,110
     Republican Charles Lollar 34.6% 83,575
     Libertarian Gavin Shickle 1.1% 2,578
     N/A Write-in 0% 120
Total Votes 241,383

2008
On November 4, 2008, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Collins Bailey (R) and Darlene Nicholas (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 73.6% 253,854
     Republican Collins Bailey 24% 82,631
     Libertarian Darlene Nicholas 2.3% 7,829
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 377
Total Votes 344,691

2006
On November 7, 2006, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Warner (Green) and Peter Kuhnert (Constitution) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 82.7% 168,114
     Green Steve Warner 16.5% 33,464
     Constitution Peter Kuhnert 0.3% 635
     N/A Write-in 0.5% 1,110
Total Votes 203,323

2004
On November 2, 2004, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brad Jewitt (R), Bob S. Auerbach (Green) and Steve Krukar (Constitution) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 68.7% 204,867
     Republican Brad Jewitt 29.2% 87,189
     Green Bob Auerbach 1.4% 4,224
     Constitution Steve Krukar 0.6% 1,849
Total Votes 298,129

2002
On November 5, 2002, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph T. Crawford (R) and B. Auerbach (Green; Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 69.4% 137,903
     Republican Joseph T. Crawford 30.6% 60,758
     Green; Write-in B. Auerbach 0.1% 158
Total Votes 198,819

2000
On November 7, 2000, Steny Hoyer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas E. "Tim" Hutchins (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Maryland District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteny Hoyer incumbent 65.1% 166,231
     Republican Thomas E. "Tim" Hutchins 34.9% 89,019
     N/A Write-in 0% 125
Total Votes 255,375

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th congressional district of Maryland after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Maryland

In 2011, the Maryland State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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